Slavery, Freedom, and Imperialism

Walter Johnson
“'The Negro Fever,' the South, and the Effort to Re-open the Atlantic Slave Trade”
Tuesday, October 4 2005, 4pm, 206 Ingraham
“Freedom's Servant: Slavery, Freedom and Reparations as a Theory of History”
Wednesday, October 5 2005, 4pm, 206 Ingraham
Seminar for students and Faculty
Thursday, October 6 2005, 12:20 pm, 8108 Social Sciences

Walter Johnson (Ph.D., History, Princeton University) is Associate Professor of History at New York University. Professor Johnson is the author of numerous articles and book chapters, and three books: the award-winning Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market (Boston: Harvard University Press, 1999), The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas, 1808-1888 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004), and River of Dark Dreams: Slavery, Capitalism, and Imperialism in the Mississippi Valley (Harvard University Press, forthcoming).